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Sanne Appelboom

Competitor in Skill: Hairdressing
Country: Netherlands

How did you get interested in your skill?
The moment I saw the description of the training I was in love. I didn’t always want to become a Hairdresser. But I never regret a moment so far.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
I did my training across the country. But most of the time I did the training at school.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
I was told by my expert.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
A lot of people said I could make a career of it. But my teachers made me believe that if I work hard I can really make it.

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
It is the first time I compete in this team. But so far I’m really positive about the whole accompaniment around teambuilding and mental support.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
The most memorable moment was when we first met each other! I really had a great time the first day of teambuilding!

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills
Since I know I go to the worldskills everyone wants something from me. Lots of people want to help with the training.

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
Absolutely. I am more passionate about what I do. And of course I learned a lot!!

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I work at a hair salon named Trendy Hair. And 3 days in the week I go to school

What are your future career aspirations?
I really want to work for Lóreal at the fashion shows.